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Homework Help: Calculus

Posted by Rae on Monday, July 2, 2012 at 3:00pm.

A steel storage tank for propane gas is to be constructed in the shape of a right circular cylinder with a hempishere at each end. The cost per square foot of constructing the end pieces is twice that of contructing the cylindrical piece. If the desired capacity of the tank is 144 pi cubic feet, what dimensions will minimize the cost of construction?

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